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“Great place to hang out with Friends”
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Beautiful listed building in a quiet lane in the centre of town and close to all Angus has to offer.
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Beautiful listed building in a quiet lane in the centre of town and close to all Angus has to offer.
Large lounge seats 10. Ornamental ceiling, free WiFi, games, books and hand carved oak fireplace.
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52 reviews
Beautiful listed building in a quiet lane in the centre of town and close to all Angus has to offer.
Large lounge seats 10. Ornamental ceiling, free WiFi, games, books and hand carved oak fireplace.
Part of the Heritage Trail this 19th century Home is full of quirkyness and charm.
Newly fitted kitchen, fully equipped, includes d/washer, w/machine and fridge freezer.
New units and worktops, include various dried goods, and larder staples.
We cater for guests visiting for special family occasions.
Special Occasion? We will bake you a cake.
Large entrance hall with maps, local information and carry out menus.
The ground floor family room has double bed, cot and adjacent single room with single pine bed.
This suite sleeps 2 adults, and baby cot, and small room off with adult size single pine bed,
Newly fitted WC and wash hand basin adjacent to the Green Room.
White porcelain 2 piece suite, with mains mixer tap.
Balcony landing with stained glass window.
Large first floor bedroom with antique wardrobe, king size bed and views to Balmashanner Hill.
Another upper floor bedroom sleeps 3, with bunks.
Bathroom with over bath shower. Complimentary toiletries. Shower stool and bath seat provided.
Large basement games room, sleeps up to 3, with pool table, table tennis table and table football.
This has 3 windows opening to the rear, and incorporates its own bathroom.
Roomy bathroom with 4 piece suite and a sit down shower.
View from our upstairs lounge.
Drive easily parks two vehicles. At a push 3.
Paved, gated, and fully enclosed garden.
BBQ Patio and gazebo.
Bike storage.
Blossom in Spring.
Apple tree.
Lovely park not 5 minutes away.
Forfar Loch - a nature reserve and playground. Sailing, canoeing and a leisure centre.
A friendly town where you can explore this lovely area. We look forward to welcoming you xxxx
Our Local pub, antique shop, fish and chip shop and sweetie shop leading through to the town centre.
All ready and dressed for our Festive Guests. We can do other celebrations too.
The Balmashanner monument stands over Forfar, and can be seen, over rooftops from the Blue Room.
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Forfar, Angus, Scotland

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Deva S
1 review
“Great place to hang out with Friends”
Reviewed 17 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Handy location, helpful owner and nice house to hang with Friends. Games room is a load of fun. Its all good.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
19 Nov 2016
It was lovely to have you all stay with us, and are glad you had a good time. You were charming guests, and appreciate the care you took of the House. We would like to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards Anne.
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gvmoir
Paignton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Somewhere as a base in Forfar”
Reviewed 8 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Lovely welcome pack
Unfortunately kitchen floor still wet when we arrived (which wasn't till very late) and felt slippy/greasy.
Water in first floor bathroom got very very hot almost instantaneously in basin. Spoke to owner later and suggested a blending valve to prevent scalding. As adults we were quickly aware of how hot it became but young children may get injured.
Although it can sleep 10 the basement room has two double beds which are more like futons so no privacy for adults. would therefore suggest only for 8 adults/couples. If a group with kids then it's fine.
As a guest I don't expect to have to collect my rubbish and then take it to the local tip!!!
I was more than happy to sort out my rubbish for recycling etc. and put into the proper bin outside. After that then it's the companies responsibility to get it collected, not mine to take to the tip.

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Liked best: The bedroom I was in was comfortable
Liked least: The kitchen floor needs replacing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
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Muncaciu
Cluj County, Romania
2 reviews
“Well equipped and very helpful owner”
Reviewed 28 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We spent more than 2 weeks at Glenisla House, while working in the area. Anne is a very kind and helpful owner and the house is very welcoming.

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Liked best: The house is very spacious
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
28 Jul 2016
Thank you for your kind comments Aneta. It was very easy working with you and your colleagues were polite and courteous guests. We look forward to working with you again n the future. Kind regards Anne.
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cristirom...
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
“Excelent”
Reviewed 19 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

O casa minunata cu o gazda pe masura. Recomand pentru o experienta de neuitat in Scotia.

Stayed for two weeks in this comfortable and friendly home while working in the area. Anne is excellent hosts. The room was beautifully comfortable, warm and welcoming, as was the lounge. The house is fully with everything you want to be like your home.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
3 Aug 2016
It was lovely to have you stay with us, and appreciated how well you all took care of the House. We hope to see you all back in this area again, when you are next back in Scotland. Kind regards Anne.
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Mark P
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Superb!”
Reviewed 8 July 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Our second time staying in this lovely house. Clean, spacious, quiet, just a 5 minute walk into the centre of beautiful little Forfar and a warm and friendly landlady to boot!
Theres loads to see and do. If its a gateway to the Scottish Highlands your after then look no further!
I strongly reccommend this guest house, you wont be dissappointed.
Thanks again Anne, see you next time x

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Jul 2016
Dear Mark, Thank you for once again coming for Bonfest. Thank you to our Forfar businesses, who looked out for you, and helped get you all to Kirrie and back again. You will always be welcome to stay with us. Regards Anne.
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DeniseLor...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Lovely, welcoming and pleasant stay!”
Reviewed 19 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We are just back from a short break away to Forfar for a friend's wedding. We stayed at Glenisla House for two nights. From the beginning Anne (the owner) was very good to deal well - very attentive and keen to make any personal choices to your stay! She met us at the house at the time we requested and gave us a very informative tour around the property and a mutitide of suggestions as to how spend our free time - we found this very useful! There is everything that you need in the house for a short or long stay and was very clean and well stocked. The house is amazing - quirky and a never ending treasure trail! We all enjoyed our stay here! The location is brillaint - only a small walk to local facilities and private parking and a lovely private garden to use!

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Liked best: The layout of the house and the prompt and efficient service from the owner
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
20 Jun 2016
Dear Denise, Thank you so much for your kind comments. You were lovely guests and we look forward seeing you again, with a little more time to explore Angus and all there is to see and do. Our wee team does try to make your break a good experience and will appreciate your comments. Kind regards Anne.
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Mark L
State College, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Glenisla House - Charming and Delightful”
Reviewed 9 May 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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person found this review helpful

The address prepares you for a friendly, pleasurable experience: 6 Sparrow Court. Quiet, comforatable, run by a host who makes you feel at home, Glenisla House provides an excellent starting point for exploring the history and beauty of Angus County.

Our stay was so rewarding that we are already planning a return visit.

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Liked best: The value
Liked least: That our stay was not longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
10 May 2016
It was a pleasure to have you stay. There is so much still to see and do, we really look forward to your return visit. You will be more than welcome. Kind regards Anne.
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